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5 Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids About Climate Change and Protecting the Environment

5 Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids About Climate Change and Protecting the Environment

I sometimes share heartbreaking photos of environmental devastation with my kids. I believe that keeping them in the loop with what’s going on with our planet is my responsibility as a parent. That way, educating them and exposing them to the harsh realities of human existence will help them understand issues instead of denying them...

Million Cool Roofs Challenge: Accelerating Global Access to Affordable, Sustainable Cooling Through Cool Roof Materials

Million Cool Roofs Challenge: Accelerating Global Access to Affordable, Sustainable Cooling Through Cool Roof Materials

Ten projects awarded $100,000 each through a competition to deploy one million square meters of cool roofs MEDIA RELEASE Finalists for the Million Cool Roofs Challenge—a global competition to accelerate access to affordable, sustainable cooling through rapid deployment of cool roof materials—were announced today. The ten award-winning projects have each received $100,000 boost funding to...

10 of the Best Sustainable Lifestyle Apps to Help You Live Clean, Green and Ethical

10 of the Best Sustainable Lifestyle Apps to Help You Live Clean, Green and Ethical

In an app-riddled digitally-connected world, green living has been made easier with free-to-download sustainable lifestyle apps available to everyone in just one click. Whether you want to reduce your carbon footprint, minimise plastic usage or need help in making cleaner, ethical and eco-friendlier lifestyle choices, these sustainable lifestyle apps will help you do just that....

The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly Bedroom Furniture and Decor

The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly Bedroom Furniture and Decor

Whether you’ve just discovered sustainable living or redecorating your bedroom and leaning towards natural, organic, ethical and green furniture and decorative bedroom items, you’ve come to the right place. Below you’ll find a curated a list of online shops and brands that produce or stock ethically-made and eco-friendly bedroom furniture and decor to suit various...

5 Ways to Shift Consumers Towards Sustainable Behaviour

5 Ways to Shift Consumers Towards Sustainable Behaviour

Most people want to be sustainable, but have a hard time taking the necessary actions. According to Nielsen, a data analytics company, sustainability is the latest consumer trend. Their research shows chocolate, coffee and bath products with sustainability claims grew much faster than their traditional counterparts. Yet only 0.2% of chocolates and 0.4% of coffees...

10 Tips for Planning an Eco-Friendly Wedding

10 Tips for Planning an Eco-Friendly Wedding

Today’s environmentally aware couples are going out of their way to find green wedding ideas to minimise waste and reduce the carbon footprint of their ceremony and reception. It’s not easy, but with a little planning and following eco advice your big “I Do” can be much more friendly to Mother Nature.  Here are 10...

Climate Joy Week #19: San Francisco International Airport Bans Plastic Water Bottles, Plans for Africa’s First Vertical Forest Unveiled and much more…

Climate Joy Week #19: San Francisco International Airport Bans Plastic Water Bottles, Plans for Africa’s First Vertical Forest Unveiled and much more…

Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. This week as usual, we bring you news that will gladden your green heart. From the ice of Northern Canada to the warmth of Cairo, we’ve collated our weekly list of a few impressive positive developments in the communal fight to create a better environment for us...